Seahawks Three-Peat As State Region Champs

Stephen Decatur’s girls’ varsity lacrosse team was all smiles after winning their third straight regional title on Wednesday and returning to the state’s Final Four. Pictured above, the Seahawks hoist the state region championship plaque following the decisive win. 

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BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s girls’ varsity lacrosse team jumped out to a quick early lead, withstood a subtle momentum change early in the second half and then cruised to the state 3A-2A East region tournament championship for the third year in a row. Before the Seahawks could get to the region championship game on Monday, they… Read more »

Late Slide Bounces Decatur From Title Game

BERLIN- A couple of late season setbacks cost the Decatur varsity baseball team a shot at playing in the Bayside Conference championship game, but the season goes on for the Seahawks with the state regional championship. Decatur jumped out to a 14-0 record and appeared to be a shoo-in to represent the Bayside South in… Read more »

Mallards Fall In MILL Semifinals

BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s boys’ varsity lacrosse team closed out its season with a 12-4 loss to Calverton in the Metropolitan Independent Lacrosse League semifinals last week, ending what was otherwise another highly successful season. Last Wednesday, the Mallards thumped Gunston, 20-6, to win the Eastern Shore Independent Athletic Conference (ESIAC) championship. The game was also… Read more »

Where are They Now? Payton VanKirk

Former Decatur standout Payton VanKirk just completed her freshman lacrosse season at UMBC and made an immediate impact with 13 goals in 14 games played.

The following is the latest installment in an occasional series about the progress of local student-athletes who have gone on to succeed at the next level in their college careers.   BERLIN- After a stellar high school career, former Stephen Decatur three-sport standout Payton VanKirk made an immediate impact as a freshman at the University… Read more »

Seahawks Solid In Bayside Championships

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity track teams turned in solid performances at the Bayside Championships last week finishing near the top or in the middle of the team standings with a couple of individual conference championships. The Decatur girls finished fourth overall among the 15 Bayside teams represented. North Caroline was first, Kent Island was second… Read more »

Mallards Rebound From Loss With Playoff Rout

BERLIN- After a late season loss to crosstown rival Stephen Decatur in the regular season finale last Friday, Worcester Prep’s girls’ varsity lacrosse team wasted no time getting back in the winning track, routing Salisbury School, 17-1, on Wednesday in the Eastern Shore Independent Athletic Conference semifinals. The Mallards were dominant at times during the… Read more »

Decatur Girls Repeat As Bayside Champs

Stephen Decatur’s girls’ varsity lacrosse team beat Queen Anne’s, 9-7, on Tuesday to claim the Bayside Championship. Pictured above, the Seahawks were all smiles as they showed off the championship hardware.

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BERLIN- History repeated itself on Tuesday when the Decatur girls’ varsity lacrosse team edged Queen Anne’s, 9-7, to capture the Bayside Conference championship, ironically by the same score by which they beat the Lions in last year’s title game. After a see-saw first half, the Seahawks led, 5-4, at the intermission. Neither team gained any… Read more »

After Loss, South Title Still Undetermined

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity baseball team dropped its first contest of the season last week, falling to Parkside, 2-0, at home last Friday, but the jury is still out on who will represent the Bayside South in the conference championship game at Perdue Stadium next week. After reeling off 14 straight wins to start the… Read more »

Decatur Boys Coming Together Late

BERLIN- It took some patience and time, but the Stephen Decatur boys’ varsity lacrosse team is quietly putting together a solid second half of the season. Going into the 2016, it was widely known the Decatur boys’ team, ravaged for the most part by graduation last year, was going to struggle early as the young… Read more »